Melvin Upton Jr.
- Bats: R, Throws: R
- San Diego Padres
- Birth DateAugust 21, 1984 (Age: 30)
- BirthplaceNorfolk, VA
- Experience10 years
- Ht/Wt6-3, 185 lbs.
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*Career stats are updated nightly.
Previewing the New York Mets' three-game series at the Atlanta Braves.about 16 days ago | Adam Rubin |
The Braves promoted Jason Grilli from the set-up role to replace closer Craig Kimbrel and also designated two-time All-Star Carlos Quentin for assignment.about 19 days ago | Associated Press
GM says deal that sent closer Craig Kimbrel to San Diego might have strengthened a wild-card competitor.about 19 days ago | Adam Rubin |
Joe Peta predicts the season win total for the Atlanta Braves and gives a bet recommendation.about 19 days ago | Joe Peta | ESPN Chalk
Team opens season against division rival Washington.about 20 days ago | Adam Rubin |
The Braves have traded closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the Padres for a package that includes Carlos Quentin and Cameron Maybin.about 20 days ago | ESPN.com news services
Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton is expected to miss the rest of spring training because of inflammation in his left foot.about 57 days ago | Associated Press
Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. said Monday that his decision to change his first name has nothing to do with his struggles over the past two seasons.about 61 days ago | ESPN.com news services
Before I did a news hit about B.J. Upton announcing he wants to go by his given name of Melvin Upton Jr., I looked into some numbers to see what has caused his troubles since he joined the Braves two seasons ago.about 61 days ago | David Schoenfield | ESPN.com
ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses B.J. Upton's decision to return to his birth name of Melvin Upton Jr.about 62 days ago
- 2015 Salary: $15,050,000
- Debut: 8/2/2004 vs Bos - 1-3, R
- Drafted: 2002: 1st Rnd, 2nd by TB